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Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM EDT
Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 19, 2013 at 2:04 PM EDT
Today, the Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released a five-year Arctic Research Plan that outlines key areas of study the Federal government will undertake to better understand and predict environmental changes in the Arctic. Seven research areas are highlighted in the Plan, including: regional climate models, human health studies, and adaptation tools for communities.
Posted byon December 6, 2012 at 4:27 PM EDT
Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.
Posted byon December 5, 2012 at 11:53 AM EDT
The 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference continues to build upon the President’s commitment to strengthen the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country, and a new report examines the President’s agenda and how this Administration, by working together with tribes, has made a difference for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
On December 5, 2012, President Obama will host representatives invited from each of the 566 federally recognized American Indian tribes, and Alaska Native Villages, at the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference.
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM EDT
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon October 26, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon October 23, 2012 at 5:43 PM EDT
The research ship, called Sikuliaq, which means “young sea ice” in the language of northern Alaska’s Inupiat people, is bound for ice-breaking adventures in the Arctic. Video courtesy of Val Ihde and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.